15th December 2017

15th December 2017

A very cold hello everyone!

Brrrrrrrrrrr—what a week we have had.  Well done to everyone who got to school on Wednesday and today—it was so icy you all deserve your ice skating awards!

Please, can I ask, especially in this icy weather, that you do not pull up on the zig-zags outside the school.  It was chaos and very dangerous outside school yesterday and the police will be patrolling next week and giving out tickets to inconsiderate parkers—you have been warned!

Have a great weekend everyone!

Sue Simmons, Headteacher.


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Christmas Fayre

Last Friday we held our annual Christmas Fayre. The halls were filled with music, delicious food and fun activities for the community to enjoy. We also had a visit from Santa in his grotto!

A big thank you to the ‘Friends of Thornton’ who helped organise the event. We couldn't have done it without you!


Don’t forget our nativity performance by Years 1 and 2 ‘A Wriggly Nativity’ is on Wednesday 20th December at 9.15 am

All parents are welcome to attend

Refreshments are provided!

Come and join us!

Closing times for next Friday

The school will close at the normal time of 3:30 pm on Friday 22nd December.

School will reopen on Monday 8th January at 8.45am.

Hope you all have a lovely break!

Dates for your Diaries

Attendance Celebration Assembly

Tuesday 19th December 9am-9:30am.

Head boys and girls to receive their badges.

Christmas Dinner Dates:

Tuesday 19th December– 12pm– Year 6 and any siblings in years 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1.

Along with Year 4 and any siblings in years 3, 2 and 1.

Wednesday 20th December-12pm– Year 5 and any siblings in years 4,3,2 and 1.

Along with Years 3 and any siblings in years 2 and 1.

Thursday 21st December-12pm-  Year 2 and any siblings in year 1  plus All pupils with no siblings.

Due to the cold weather, we will be giving the children a hot meal on Tuesday and Wednesday. They will only have a festive lunch box on Thursday if they are not having a Christmas dinner.

We look forward to seeing you all in the dining hall next week!

Years 1 and 2: ‘A Wriggly Nativity’

Wednesday 20th December at 9.15am

Year 6 Homework Workshop Wednesday 10th January  from 9am- 9.30am.

End of Term:  22nd December @ 3.30 pm

Back to School: Monday 8th January

After School Cleaner Vacancy

We currently have a vacancy for an after-school cleaner if you are interested then please leave your details with the receptionist.

After School Club

Our reception desk closes at 4:30 pm, therefore if you collect your child after this time, you will need to call the after school club phone number directly. This is 07468081280.

Thank You.

Magic 20 Attendance Assembly

As we are now approaching the end of the      Autumn Term, we will be holding our     Attendance Celebration Assembly on:

Tuesday 19th December 2017.

9-9:30 am.

An invitation will be sent out to Parents this week. Parents are more than welcome to come along and see their Child/Children achieve their attendance award.

Mad Hatters  Attendance Tea Party

Look out for our special event in January for all children and families who have achieved 97% attendance this term.


Headteacher: Mrs Sue Simmons            Deputy Headteacher: Mrs Grace

Assistant Headteachers: Mr Couldrey, Mrs Easthope, Miss Loach and Miss Starr

Chair of Governors:  Mr Amjid Ali         Vice Chair:  Tharack Ahmed